Grammar and Alphabet of the Egyptian Language, circa July–circa November 1835

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Egyptian Alphabet, first degree
No. Character
1 H Beth= <Be=eth> This character is found on the fi[r]st degree It has an arbitrary sound or signification which is Beth; and also a compound sound which is Za, and comprises one simple sentince for its signifacation It is only increased or lessened in its signification by its connection with other characters. one connection with another character, gives it a compound signification, or enlarges the sentence: Two connections increases its signification still: Three increases it still: Four increases still. and five still, This is as far as a sentence can be carried in the first degree. In its arbitrary sound it may have more sounds than one, but can not have more than five sounds. When it is compounded with others, it can only have one sound.
2 H Iota or Ki Every character in this alphabet is subject to the above restrictions
3 H <1> Zub-Zoaol-oan
4 H Ki compounded
5 H Oan compound
The signification of Beth is man’s first residence of Iota— The eye; of Zub-Zaol, Oan, The begining of time;
6 H Ah=brah broam— <The> Father of the faithful. The first right— The elder
H KiAhbroam: That which goes before, until an other time, or a change by appointment, The first, faithful, or father, or fathers.
7 H Iota metahack ah que— a mark of distinction
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Egyptian Alphabet, first degree
No. Character
1 H Beth= Be=eth This character is on the first degree It has an arbitrary sound or signification which is Beth; and also a compound sound which is Za, and comprises one simple sentince for its signifacation It is only increased or lessened in its signification by its connection with other characters. one connection with another character, gives it a compound signification, or enlarges the sentence: Two connections increases its signification still: Three increases it still: Four increases still. and five still, This is as far as a sentence can be carried in the first degree. In its arbitrary sound it may have more sounds than one, but can not have more than five sounds. When it is compounded with others, it can only have one sound.
2 H Iota or Ki Every character in this alphabet is subject to the above restrictions
3 H 1 Zub-Zoaol-oan
4 H Ki compounded
5 H Oan compound
The signification of Beth is man’s first residence of Iota— The eye; of Zub-Zaol, Oan, The begining of time;
6 H Ah= broam— The Father of the faithful. The first right— The elder
H KiAhbroam: That which goes before, until an other time, or a change by appointment, The first, faithful, or father, or fathers.
7 H Iota metahack ah que— a mark of distinction
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